Black Hills White Spruce
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium,1-2 ft per yearMature Height - 40-60'Mature Width - 10-20'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Monoecious; staminate, pale red becoming yellow; pistillate purpleFruit - Pendulous cylindrical cones, 1-1 ½" long, ½ - ¾" wide light brown at maturity.Leaf - Fall Color - EvergreenBark - Thin, flaky or scaly, ashy brown; freshly exposed layer silveryOther Features - Specimen tree, en mass, hedge, and windbreak. Tolerant to air borne salt water spray. This variety is denser and slower growing than the species.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Readily transplants, best growth on well drained moist loam or alluvial soilsNative Habitat - Labrador to Alaska, south to Montana, Wyoming, Arkansas, Minnesota, and New York.Diseases and Insects - Susceptible to trunk and root rot, bagworm, European sawfly, and red spider mite.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Spruce.- Other plants of the family Pinaceae.- Other plants of the genus Picea.- Other plants of the species Picea glauca.